sly
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sly(
slay
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (deceit)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
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sly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
on the slysubrepticiamente, a hurtadillas
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (cunning)
a. astuto(a), artero(a)
3. (dishonest)
a. desaprensivo(a)
4. (mischievous)
a. malicioso(a)
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sly [slaɪ]
adjective
slyer (comparative)slyest (superlative)
1 (wily) [+person] astuto; taimado
he's a sly one! ¡es un zorro!
2 (mischievous) [+person] pícaro; travieso; [+look, smile] pícaro; malicioso
noun
on the sly a hurtadillas; a escondidas
they used to meet on the sly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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sly person
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